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Earthquake: 6.0 quake strikes near Napa

U.S. Geological Survey

A shallow magnitude 6.0 earthquake was reported Sunday morning three miles from American Canyon, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:20 a.m. Pacific time at a depth of 4.3 miles.

According to the USGS, the epicenter was six miles from Napa, eight miles from Sonoma and 51 miles from Sacramento.

In the last 10 days, there have been no earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater centered nearby.

This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service and this post was created by an algorithm written by the author.

Read more about Southern California earthquakes.

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UPDATE

7:16 a.m. This post was updated to reflect that the magnitude of the quake was downgraded by the USGS from 6.1 to 6.0.

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